Deputy Head of Health and Social Care

Opening Date:
29 May 2020
Closing Date:
25 Jun 2020
Salary Range:

UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West, serving a diverse community of over 30,000 students and almost 4,000 staff. Creative, bold and forward thinking, we are an ambitious University on an upward trajectory, as we continue to strengthen our external partnerships, research presence, positioning in the league tables and international reputation.

Our achievements include TEF Gold status and an impressive 88% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey.

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences is a diverse and dynamic part of the University, bringing together experts from Allied Health Professions, Applied Sciences, Health and Social Sciences, and Nursing and Midwifery. With over 450 staff and 9,500 students, we are united by our commitment to providing an inspirational and career-creating learning experience for all our undergraduate, postgraduate and professional students, one that equips them with the skills, knowledge, enterprise, real-world experience and confidence to succeed in a wide range of environments.

We are seeking to appoint a visionary, dynamic and ambitious Deputy Head of Health and Social Care. In this role you will play an important part in supporting the transformation of the Faculty and, specifically, leading the proposed development of a School of Health and Social Care at the Glenside Campus. The Deputy Head will support the Associate Dean for Health, Social Care and Partnerships and contribute to driving a culture of excellence and providing strategic support for the Faculty.

You will be integral in the development and implementation of the proposed school and as Deputy Head you will hold a key leadership and management role within the Faculty. You will be responsible for academic leadership of the school, ensuring its objectives are aligned to university strategy, and will work with the Deputy Dean for resources and strategic planning purposes.

We are looking for an accomplished manager with a strong track record of academic and professional achievement who exhibits a strong work ethic, inspires others and is motivated to create sustainable change. An understanding and enthusiasm for all disciplines represented across the health and social care sector is vital to promote the delivery of high-quality teaching, research and external partnerships.

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